Thursday, January 17, 2008

Grab the Remote!

The drama of IMOCA Open 60 sailboat racing is coming to television in a multi-programme, international series to be shown on over 20 channels around the world. Channel 4 in the UK is set to broadcast the first episode of a thrilling six-part series, The Barcelona World Race, beginning this Sunday, January 20th. Further screenings will be shown on the digital channel More 4, so be sure to check local listings in the UK. The six episode programme will be shown as a weekly series.

Over 20 broadcasters around the world have committed to the series, including:
ESPN Star (South America)
Fox Australia
Sky New Zealand
C4 UK TV Galicia
Eurosport Asia
Setanta Ireland
Supersport South Africa

Other arrangements are pending. Keep checking the Barcelona World Race website for the latest details.

We have yet to hear if it will be broadcasted in the US!